jumpier jumpier

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) being in a tense state
  2. (adj) causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements

Usage(s):

  1. Rats whose BNST has been injected with stress hormones are much jumpier than those that have got a shot in their amygdala.
  2. The footage seems to have been shot in the fly-on-the-wall manner of Film Maker Frederick Wiseman, but the editing is both jumpier and crisper than in Wiseman's works.
  3. Meanwhile, Watkins was getting jumpier.

News

  • Fans Suspect That Nicole Scherzinger Was Drunk on 'X Factor,' But She Just Has 'Disco Spirit'

    Nicole Scherzinger was really feeling the excitement during Saturday night's episode of the UK version of The X Factor — so much so that people are wondering if she hit the sauce before she hit the stage. Scherzinger, who sported wild curls and a ballgown for the appearance, did seem a little jumpier than usual during judge introductions. Twitter noticed. How did Nicole Scherzinger get away with ...
    on November 5, 2013     Source: Zimbio

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